Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 142,989 pages of information and 229,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1881 Living at 95 Southgrove Road, Ecclesall Bierlow: Absalom Harrop (age 54 born Dove, Derbyshire), Bellows Manufacturer Engine Machine Maker. With his wife Catherine Harrop (age 53 born Dumfries) and their children Adela Harrop (age 21 born Sheffield), Ellen C. Harrop (age 20 born Sheffield), Caroline M. Harrop (age 18 born Sheffield), Catherine S. M. A Harrop (age 15 born Sheffield), and Ernest C. Harrop (age 11 born Sheffield). Also a boarder Francis J. Pearson (age 23 born Sheffield), Bellows Manufacturer. 
1901 Living at 83 Norton Lees Road, Norton, Derbyshire: Francis J. Pearson (age 43 born Sheffield), Bellows Manufacturer. With his wife Adela Pearson (age 41 born Sheffield) and their children Charlie J. Pearson (age 15 born Melbourne, Australia), Ernest F. Pearson (age 13 born Melbourne, Australia), Kate A. Pearson (age 10 born Melbourne, Australia), and Carrie H. Pearson (age 8 born Melbourne, Australia).
1911 Living at 171 Albert Road, Heeley, Sheffield: Francis Joseph Pearson (age 53 born Sheffield), Hank Saw Blade Manager. With his wife Adela Pearson (age 51 born Sheffield) and their children Kate Adela Pearson (age 20 born Melbourne, Australia) and Carrie Harrop Pearson (age 18 born Melbourne, Australia).